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11. Amerlasoorpassuit

Greenlandic for "many", referring to any number above twelve. If you want to specify a certain number, like 17, you have to use Danish numbers. See also Greenland, Math.

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12. Inaniloquent

Adjective for someone who talks loudly and inanely.

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13. Netiquette

A buzzword that was popular in the early 2000s, but mysteriously died out by 2012. See also Internet.

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14. Sternutate

A verb that's a synonym of "sneeze". As in "Oh dear, I sternutated" or "that was rather a large sternutation".

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15. Euouae

A type of cadence in medieval music, but better known for being the English language's longest word composed only of vowels. See also Medieval.

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16. Krankenwagen

German word for "ambulance" that literally translates into "sick wagon." Nice job, German language. See also German.

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17. Prestidigation

A big, long synonym for magic. See also Magic.

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18. Horbgorble

Verb meaning "to wander about aimlessly."

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19. Concupiscent

To be overly lustful.

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20. Mamihlapinatapai

The The Guinness Book of World Records' "most succinct word," it's found in the South American language of Yaghan and roughly translates to "a look shared by two people, each wishing that the other would initiate something that they both desire but which neither wants to begin."

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